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Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Quiz

How much do you know about one of the most famous sci-fi programmes ever?
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Last updated: January 26, 2014
First submittedFebruary 16, 2013
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What was the name of the actor who played the First incarnation of the Doctor?
William Hartnell
Who was the programme's first producer?
Verity Lambert
What is the name of the famous villains that look like silver men?
Cybermen
In what year did the Brigadier first appear (as a Colonel)?
1968
What foodstuff was Tom Baker's Fourth Doctor famous for carrying around with him?
Jelly babies
In which year was Doctor Who revived for a new series starring Christopher Eccleston?
2005
What was the 2010 (fifth modern) series finale called?
The Big Bang
What is the home planet of the Daleks?
Skaro
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Who played the Tenth Doctor?
David Tennant
What species is the Master?
Time Lord
In what year was the TV Movie first shown in the UK?
1996
Who composed the original theme tune?
Ron Grainer
What is the name of the Doctor's travel machine?
TARDIS
What was the first story to be broadcast in colour?
Spearhead from Space
What was the name of the first episode of Series 7, part 2 (or series 8 as some call it), first broadcast at Easter 2013?
The Bells of Saint John
What is the name of the broken circuit in the Doctor's time machine that means it can't change it's appearance anymore (ie got stuck as a police box)?
Chameleon Circuit
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Catherine Tate played which companion?
Donna Noble
In The Satan Pit the Ood's eyes turned which colour when possessed by the Beast?
Red
An episode of City of Death achieved the programme's highest viewing figures to date. What year was it first broadcast?
1979
Which Doctor first encountered the Ogrons?
The Third Doctor
Who wrote the 50th anniversary special?
Steven Moffat
And what was it called?
The Day of the Doctor
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level 40
Mar 2, 2013
Couldn't make chameleon circuit work.
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level 15
May 31, 2013
The Bells of Saint John was aired in 2013, not 2012
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level 58
Jan 25, 2014
For which doctor encountered the ogrons you really should accept 3rd, Pertwee or Jon Pertwee because 'The Third Doctor' is just tedious :P
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Jan 26, 2014
Sorry, thought I'd already done that!